obesity

Abdominal and Liver Fat – Does Diet Matter?

Obesity and Metabolic and Cardiovascular Risk It has long been noted that obesity influences both metabolic and cardiovascular risk. Moreover,

What’s in a name? That which we call “sweet” by any other name may not be the same.

In the case of Shakespeare, a rose is a rose is a rose – all smell sweet. But, in the

Should You Prioritize Sleep?

  Sleep in America Do you prioritize your sleep? If you do, you are among the 10% of American adults

The Value of Nutrition Obesity Research Centers: As Told by Dr. David Allison

Doctor David B. Allison is the current dean, distinguished professor, and provost professor at the Indiana University School of Public

The Need for Increased Rigor in Obesity and Nutrition Research: A Q&A with Dr. David Allison

Doctor David B. Allison is the current dean, distinguished professor, and provost professor at the Indiana University School of Public

Breastmilk from a Bottle and Obesity Risk

As a new parent you can go no longer than 24 hours without hearing the phrase “Breast is Best.” I

The Future of the National School Lunch Program

The former First Lady Michelle Obama revealed her “Let’s Move!” campaign in February of 2010 with the intent of curbing

At What Point Do We Enact Obesity-Targeting Policies?

How much evidence should be demonstrated before enacting obesity-targeted health policy? This difficult question was debated between two speakers Sunday

Health Professionals Need More Nutrition Education. How Can We Deliver?

By Allison Dostal, PhD It’s not a revelation that most Americans would benefit from increased nutrition education and guidance. Newly

Obesity is Not a Disease of Sloth and Gluttony

By Caitlin Dow, PhD The most recent data from the CDC indicates that approximately 35% of American adults have obesity